Verdict from 2 experts and 100+ user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • A massive count of consumers were pleased with how comfortable the Skechers YOU - Inspire was.
  • A plethora of purchasers were impressed by its stylish design.
  • The shoe was regarded as durable by plenty of reviewers.
  • The arch support was commended by some wearers.
  • Several buyers expressed their satisfaction with the footgear because of how easy it is to clean.
  • The model helped to diminish the pain of arthritis, according to a user.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Many critics were dismayed with its poor quality of materials and construction as it easily lost shape and fell apart after a few wears.
  • A small number of people reported that it was hard to slip on the foot since its opening was too tight.

Bottom line

The Skechers YOU - Inspire passed the consumers’ standards with flying colors due to its comfortable build and stylish design. However, not everyone was satisfied with the shoe's durability. But overall, the footgear still gained more admirers than detractors, with a barrage of positive feedback attesting to the good performance of the model.

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Good to know

The Skechers YOU - Inspire is a slip-on style footgear that is made for sporty and casual walks. Just like the other models of Skechers walking shoes for women, it aims to blend comfort and style. It employs lightweight and comfortable materials that perform as well as they look. It has a low-cut profile for unrestricted ankle mobility. A soft and woven mesh upper hugs the foot in a sock-like fit.

The outsole of the Skechers YOU - Inspire is made of rubber.  It is patterned with beehive flexion grooves for multi-directional traction.

The Skechers YOU - Inspire employs a midsole that has a lightweight structure. It offers high-rebound and responsive cushioning for shock absorption and added propulsion power to each step.

Atop it lies a cushioned footbed for a plush underfoot sensation. It also adds additional spring to each step.

The upper of the Skechers YOU - Inspire is made from a soft-woven fabric that gives a snug and sock-like fit. It also expands with the foot to give room for toe-splaying. It is cut into a slip-on construction for easy wear-on action for people who are always on the go.

To hold the heel firmly, a synthetic strap is wrapped around the rearfoot part of the model.  It also serves as support to prevent wobbling.

The shoe also features a laced front panel. It allows the user to tighten the fit to their preference.


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